From Short Story to Film: How I (Co-)Wrote My First Movie Script

Column by Leah Rhyne May 12, 2015
Taking a short story and turning it into a short film script is even scarier than it sounds...but I lived to tell the tale, and now I'll tell you about it!
Will Poulter Cast as Pennywise in Stephen King's 'It'

Will Poulter Cast as Pennywise in Stephen King's 'It'

News by Emily Rose Lathrop May 6, 2015
Cary Fukunaga has reportedly found his Pennywise.
David Bowie Adapting 'The Man Who Fell to Earth' for the Stage

David Bowie Adapting 'The Man Who Fell to Earth' for the Stage

News by Emily Rose Lathrop
David Bowie's "Lazarus", co-written with Enda Walsh, will be a part of the New York Theatre Workshop's 2015-2016 season.

10 Great Loose Film Adaptations

Column by Christopher Shultz February 20, 2015
The term "loose adaption" can make bookish people cringe. But there are plenty of amazing films that don't religiously stick to the source material. Here are ten.
Norman Mailer's 'The Armies Of The Night' Headed For The Big Screen

Norman Mailer's 'The Armies Of The Night' Headed For The Big Screen

News by Peter Derk
Norman Mailer's genre-bending 'The Armies Of The Night' is slated for film adaptation.

The Two Hours' Traffic of Our Stage: 9 Films You May Not Know are Shakespeare Adaptations

Column by Emily Rose Lathrop
Nine films you may or may not know are based off of Shakespeare plays.

Book vs. Film: Fifty Shades of Grey

Column by Karina Wilson February 13, 2015
The inevitable adaptation of the publishing phenomenon hits theatres this week. Is it bad, bad-good, or good-good? How many beverages do you need to neck before viewing? Mistress Karina finds out.
Paddington Bear

Paddington Gone Wild: Movie Bear Blows G-Rating

News by Peter Derk November 18, 2014
The new Paddington movie is denied the equivalent of a G rating because it contains "dangerous behaviour, mild threat, mild sex references and mild bad language."

The Joy of Horror Novelizations

Column by Grady Hendrix September 22, 2014
Before the days of home video, there was the novelization.
Universal Options Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles

Anne Rice Finally Getting Some of That Sweet, Sweet Vampire Money

News by Joshua Chaplinsky August 8, 2014
And you thought the vampire craze was over...
Jennifer Lee to Adapt ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ for Disney

Jennifer Lee to Adapt ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ for Disney

News by Riki Cleveland August 6, 2014
Jennifer Lee is adapting Madeleine L'Engle's beloved children's classic, 'A Wrinkle in Time', for Disney.
Warner Bros. Options Anne McCaffrey's 'Dragon Riders of Pern'

Warner Bros. Options Anne McCaffrey's 'Dragon Riders of Pern'

News by Joshua Chaplinsky July 30, 2014
Will the beloved series make it to the screen?

Book vs. Film: "The Fault in Our Stars"

Column by Christopher Shultz June 11, 2014
John Green's novel was a mammoth success upon publication and continues to be widly popular among "Nerdfighters." Does the screen adaptation hold a candle to the book?
Bookshots: 'Cold in July' by Joe R. Lansdale

Bookshots: 'Cold in July' by Joe R. Lansdale

Review by Chris Rosales
Bookshots: Cold in July. The novel that inspired the new film by the same name.
Chuck Wendig’s ‘Blackirds’ Headed to Starz

Chuck Wendig’s ‘Blackirds’ Headed to Starz

News by Riki Cleveland May 7, 2014
Chuck Wendig's 'Blackbirds' is being developed for Starz.
Second John Green Adaptation Headed for Theatres

Second John Green Adaptation Headed for Theatres

News by Sean May March 27, 2014
Another film based on the work of the 'The Fault in Our Stars' author is headed to the big screen: an adaptation of his novel 'Paper Towns.'
Gone Girl

Film Adaptation Of 'Gone Girl" To Feature New Ending

News by Nathan Scalia January 13, 2014
If you're feeling superior for having read Gillian Flynn's "Gone Girl" and knowing how it all goes down, then you may be disappointed to hear that the movie will be packing a new finale.
Harry Potter ‘Early Years’ Stage Show Announced

Harry Potter ‘Early Years’ Stage Show Announced

News by Dean Fetzer
J.K. Rowling, creator of the series about the boy wizard, has revealed she will co-produce a new play about Harry’s early years — in the UK.
Comic Book Series 'Preacher' May Be Headed To AMC

Comic Book Series 'Preacher' May Be Headed To AMC

News by Rob Hart November 18, 2013
AMC has ordered a pilot of the hyper-violent Vertigo comic book series 'Preacher'!
Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand

Oh The Irony: "Atlas Shrugged" Producers Ask for $250,000 Handout

News by Christopher Shultz September 25, 2013
Would Anti-altruism author Ayn Rand have been pleased about a Kickstarter campaign to fund the third film in a series based on her terribly long book?
I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream

90s Video Game Based On Harlan Ellison Story Gets Re-Released

News by Christopher Shultz September 16, 2013
Good Old Games has acquired the license for the classic PC adventure.
Scarlett Johansson in "Under The Skin"

'Under The Skin' Teaser Trailer Reveals Little Resemblance To Source Material

News by Christopher Shultz September 3, 2013
The film based on Michael Faber's novel looks interesting, though "based on" may be the operative words here.
New Teaser For James Franco's 'Child Of God'

New Teaser For James Franco's 'Child Of God' Adaptation

News by Christopher Shultz August 29, 2013
The unstopable actor-turned-director gives us a glimpse of his Cormac McCarthy adaptation.
Jamie Foxx and Spawn

Jamie Foxx 'Aggressively Pursuing' Spawn Reboot

News by Christopher Shultz July 30, 2013
The Academy Award-winning star of 'Django Unchained' and the upcoming 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' has his eyes set on another comic book adaptation.
Airwolf Comic

80s/90s NBC TV Shows To Resurface as Comic Books

News by Christopher Shultz
Some of your favorite sitcoms and dramas will transition from the TV screen to the illustrated page later this year. Will you read them?